Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 11 for 2010

Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 11 for 2010

MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

Senator Anne McEwen (Government Whip, Chair)
Senator Stephen Parry (Opposition Whip)
Senator John Williams (The Nationals Whip)
Senator Rachel Siewert (The Australian Greens Whip)
Senator Steve Fielding (The Family First Party Whip)
Senator Judith Adams
Senator Carol Brown
Senator Mitch Fifield
Senator the Hon. Joe Ludwig

Secretary: Maureen Weeks
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SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE
REPORT NO. 11 OF 2010

  1. The committee met in private session on Thursday, 30 September 2010 at 3.51 pm.

  2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—

    (a) the provisions of the Airports Amendment Bill 2010 be referred immediately to the Rural Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 16 November 2010 (see appendix 1 for a statement of reasons for referral);

    (b) the provisions of the Australian Civilian Corps Bill 2010 be referred immediately to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 17 November 2010 (see appendix 2 for a statement of reasons for referral);

    (c) the provisions of the Autonomous Sanctions Bill 2010 be referred immediately to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 18 November 2010 (see appendix 3 for a statement of reasons for referral);

    (d) the Aviation Crimes and Policing Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 16 November 2010 (see appendix 4 for a statement of reasons for referral);

    (e) the provisions of the Civil Dispute Resolution Bill 2010 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 22 November 2010 (see appendices 5 and 6 for statements of reasons for referral);

    (f) the Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People Bill 2010 be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by the last sitting day in May 2011 (see appendix 7 for a statement of reasons for referral);

    (g) the provisions of the Corporations Amendment (No. 1) Bill 2010 be referred immediately to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 16 November 2010 (see appendix 8 for a statement of reasons for referral);

    (h) the provisions of the Corporations Amendment (Sons of Gwalia) Bill 2010 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 18 November 2010 (see appendix 9 for a statement of reasons for referral);

(i) the Crimes Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 17 November 2010 (see appendix 10 for a statement of reasons for referral);

(j) the provisions of the Defence Legislation Amendment (Security of Defence Premises) Bill 2010 be referred immediately to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 16 November 2010 (see appendices 11 and 12 for a statement of reasons for referral);

(k) the provisions of the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Bill 2010 and the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2010 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 23 November 2010 (see appendix 13 for a statement of reasons for referral);

(l) the provisions of the National Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 be referred immediately to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 16 November 2010 (see appendix 14 for a statement of reasons for referral);

(m) the provisions of the National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) Bill 2010 be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 16 November 2010 (see appendix 15 for a statement of reasons for referral);

(n) the provisions of the National Health and Hospitals Network Bill 2010 be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 18 November 2010 (see appendix 16 for a statement of reasons for referral);

(o) the provisions of the Radiocommunications Amendment Bill 2010 be referred immediately to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 17 November 2010 (see appendix 17 for a statement of reasons for referral);

(p) the provisions of the Sex and Age Discrimination Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by the third sitting day of 2011 (see appendix 18 for a statement of reasons for referral); and

(q) the provisions of the Telecommunications Interception and Intelligence Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 24 November 2010 (see appendices 19 and 20 for a statement of reasons for referral) .

3. The committee resolved to recommend—That the following bills not be referred to committees:

The committee recommends accordingly.

4. The committee deferred consideration of the following bills to its next meeting:

(Anne McEwen)
Chair
30 September 2010

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